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Information on Tobacco Warning Letters

Warning Letters issued to tobacco retailers for violations observed during a compliance check inspection can be found below.

Compliance check inspections of tobacco retailers occur periodically, and are conducted to determine a retail establishment’s compliance with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (Tobacco Control Act) and its regulations in effect, such as the Regulations Restricting the Sale and Distribution of Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco to Protect Children and Adolescents, found at Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 1140 (21 C.F.R. Part 1140).

Tobacco Products Covered in Compliance Check Inspections of Tobacco Retailers: 

  • cigarettes
  • smokeless tobacco

The Overview: Tobacco Retailer Warning Letters provides a brief description of what retailers should do if they have received a Warning Letter.

*All other Warning Letters issued by CTP for violations of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as amended by the Tobacco Control Act and its applicable regulations, can be found at FDA’s main Warning Letter page at the Inspections, Compliance, Enforcement, and Criminal Investigations - Warning Letters page.

For information on FDA’s tobacco laws and regulations, visit http://www.fda.gov/TobaccoProducts/default.htm

Search for Warning Letters

The Compliance Check Database, containing the results of all inspections, including warning letters, is updated monthly. For the most recent tobacco warning letters, review the list of warning letters posted within the last 45 days below.

To download information about Warning Letters posted in the last 45 days to an Excel document:


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Date Stamp on Letter Retailer Store Name Retailer Street Address Retailer City Retailer State Retailer ZIP Code
December 29, 2016 Chesser’s Gap Spirits 9625 North US Highway 1 Sebastian FL 32958
December 29, 2016 Brown Derby 1839 East Bennett Street Springfield MO 65804
December 22, 2016 Short's Stop Convenience Shop 10215 West State Highway E Potosi MO 63664
December 22, 2016 The Godfather Cigar and Martini Lounge 6876 North Rochester Road Rochester Hills MI 48306
December 22, 2016 Station One Convenience Store 524 Manton Avenue Providence RI 02909
December 22, 2016 In N Out Conoco 2801 East Main Street Canon City CO 81212
December 22, 2016 Marathon 1110 North Main Street Beaver Dam KY 42320
December 22, 2016 7-Eleven 2201 South Park Street Madison WI 53713
December 22, 2016 Dollar General 600 North Highland Street Williamsburg IA 52361
December 22, 2016 Exxon 220 South Mill Street Manning SC 29102
December 22, 2016 Garden City Grocery 3735 Garden City Boulevard SE Roanoke VA 24014
December 22, 2016 Quick Shop 37 East Main Street North Hampton GA 30228
December 22, 2016 The Country Store 4111 Franklin Road Roanoke VA 24018
December 22, 2016 Olympic Market 404 North Main Street Brockton MA 02301
December 22, 2016 Circle K 143 East Main Street Mooresville IN 46158
December 22, 2016 Liz & Jay Mini Market 7902 River Road Pennsauken NJ 08110
December 22, 2016 Hy-Vee Wine & Spirits 1511 2nd Avenue North Fort Dodge IA 50501
December 22, 2016 Cedar Market 918 South Main Street Pleasantville NJ 08232
December 22, 2016 Ramsey Food Mart & Tobacco 2910 Ramsey Street Fayetteville NC 28310
December 22, 2016 Kangaroo Express 3400 Hall Ferry Road Vicksburg MS 39180
December 22, 2016 Marathon Gas/BTO 2 704 Country Club Drive Fayetteville NC 28311
December 22, 2016 Clack’s 103 Lancaster Street Chester SC 29706
December 22, 2016 De Mar Beer & Soda 371 Fort Salonga Road Northport NY 11768
December 22, 2016 Fairbanks Elm Street Market 130 Elm Street Keene NH 03431
December 22, 2016 Eppel's Pantry & Deli 1918 West Delmar Avenue Godfrey IL 62035
December 22, 2016 Neon Deli 130 Cross Street Middletown CT 06457
December 22, 2016 Family Market 351 Hamilton Street Southbridge MA 01550
December 22, 2016 Top Gas & Deli 801 Valley Forge Road Phoenixville PA 19460
December 22, 2016 Camille's Drive Thru 3520 Springfield Avenue Suite 1 Laredo TX 78040
December 22, 2016 QuickChek #17 40 Lakeside Boulevard Hopatcong NJ 07843
December 22, 2016 Bob's Express/Exxon 1230 Desoto Avenue Clarksdale MS 38614
December 22, 2016 Stripes/Valero 802 West University Drive Edinburg TX 78539
December 22, 2016 Huff's Neighborhood Store 4821 Pleasant Garden Road Pleasant Garden NC 27313
December 22, 2016 BP 2300 East Butler Street Philadelphia PA 19137
December 22, 2016 Super One Foods 15 South 13th Avenue East Duluth MN 55802
December 22, 2016 Fleetway Market 1227 Gluckstadt Road Madison MS 39110
December 22, 2016 Kangaroo Express 890 Palm Coast Parkway SW Palm Coast FL 32137
December 22, 2016 Kushi Food Mart 895 J A Cochran Bypass Chester SC 29706
December 22, 2016 Maverik 404 Thain Road Lewiston ID 83501
December 22, 2016 Family Dollar 2250 Senecca Street Buffalo NY 14210
December 22, 2016 Ingles Market 730 North Church Street Thomaston GA 30286
December 22, 2016 1150 Deli Grocery 1150 Garrison Avenue Bronx NY 10474
December 22, 2016 Kroger 1707 University Drive McKinney TX 75069
December 22, 2016 Speedway 510 Westfield Road Noblesville IN 46060
December 22, 2016 Twins Food Market 507 Holt Avenue Greensboro NC 27405
December 22, 2016 Chancellor Bar 301 Main Street Chancellor SD 57015
December 22, 2016 L&L Stop & Shop 302 East Commercial Street Exeter MO 65647
December 22, 2016 Thomas Variety & Convenience 58 East Main Street Southbridge MA 01550
December 22, 2016 S&S Food Stores 875 West Main Street Lake Butler FL 32054
December 22, 2016 Kangaroo Express 2001 Skibo Road Fayetteville NC 28314
December 22, 2016 Petro Stopping Centers 2125 North 9th Street Salina KS 67401
December 22, 2016 Black Rock Grocery & Tobacco 3018 Fairfield Avenue Bridgeport CT 06605
December 22, 2016 Raices Del Arabe Bo Palo Seco 89 Calle Manuel Enriquez Toa Baja PR 00949
December 22, 2016 Village Mart 5614 Randleman Road Randleman NC 27317
December 22, 2016 Shell 3041 Brambleton Avenue Southwest Roanoke VA 24015
December 22, 2016 Wal-Mart #2761 13320 G.C. Peery Highway Pounding Mill VA 24637
December 22, 2016 Speedway 19301 South Halsted Street Glenwood IL 60425
December 22, 2016 Allsup's 423 South Grand Avenue Las Vegas NM 87701
December 22, 2016 Farm Store Grocery 11700 Quail Roost Drive Miami FL 33177
December 22, 2016 Town & Country Foods 2379 Highway 62 412 Highland AR 72542
December 22, 2016 The Junkyard Bar & Grill 322 Front Street Barnum IA 50518
December 22, 2016 Kangaroo Express 6454 Rockfish Road Hope Mills NC 28348
December 22, 2016 Ferrum Minute Market 9711 Franklin Street Ferrum VA 24088
December 22, 2016 7-Eleven 5805 East Palmer Park Boulevard Colorado Springs CO 80915
December 22, 2016 One Stop Shop 2070 Strickland Bridge Road Fayetteville NC 28304
December 22, 2016 Wayne Superette 509 South Seifried Street Wayne OK 73095
December 22, 2016 Dollar General 7417 West 10th Street Indianapolis IN 46214
December 22, 2016 Speedy Market 4610 85th Avenue North Brooklyn Park MN 55443
December 22, 2016 BP/Shop 18571 State Highway 32 Ste Genevieve MO 63670
December 22, 2016 Benson Village Store 774 Lake Road Benson VT 05731
December 22, 2016 Rite Aid 1335 South Broadway Lexington KY 40504
December 22, 2016 Circle K 441 Boston Road Billerica MA 01821
December 22, 2016 Aces & Ales 2801 North Tenaya Way Las Vegas NV 89128
December 22, 2016 Circle K 801 South Semoran Boulevard Orlando FL 32807
December 22, 2016 Tom's Supermarket 408 North Main Street Smithton IL 62285
December 22, 2016 Black Rock Variety 2075 Fairfield Avenue Bridgeport CT 06605
December 22, 2016 Wood River Convenient Market 222 Edwardsville Road Wood River IL 62095
December 22, 2016 Mobil Mart 1401 159th Street Calumet City IL 60409
December 22, 2016 Farm Fresh 515 South Central Wood River IL 62095
December 22, 2016 Stumble In 1865 East State Route 133 Hindsboro IL 61930
December 22, 2016 Garfield’s Beverage Express 1704 North Milwaukee Avenue Chicago IL 60647
December 22, 2016 732 Courtlandt Food Corp 732 Courtlandt Avenue Bronx NY 10451
December 22, 2016 A&C Minimarket Grocery & Deli 1615 Park Avenue Bridgeport CT 06604
December 22, 2016 Clark 6909 Dixie Highway Florence KY 41042
December 22, 2016 Sans Souci Market 3060 South Channel Drive Harsens Island MI 48028
December 22, 2016 Handi Store 503 Northwest Kerron Street Winlock WA 98596
December 22, 2016 7-Eleven 4300 Wilder Road Bay City MI 48706
December 22, 2016 Tobacco Express 929 McArthur Road #H Fayetteville NC 28311
December 22, 2016 Madrid V.F.W. Post 5060 229 South State Street Madrid IA 50156
December 22, 2016 Casey's General Store 6515 County Road 136 St. Cloud MN 56301
December 22, 2016 BP 25011 Telegraph Road Southfield MI 48033
December 22, 2016 Petro Stop 404 South 11th Avenue West Newton IA 50208
December 22, 2016 Circle K/Shell 4624 Lafayette Road Indianapolis IN 46254
December 22, 2016 Latin American 401 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 102 Miami FL 33132
December 22, 2016 A Plus/Sunoco 1301 Hertel Avenue Buffalo NY 14216
December 22, 2016 Shamrock 1100 Highway 19 North Thomaston GA 30286
December 22, 2016 Extra Value Liquors 1348 North Rand Road Palatine IL 60074
December 22, 2016 Gooey Looies 231 McClellan Street Philadelphia PA 19148
December 22, 2016 Pine River Store 2068 Pine River Road Standish MI 48658
December 22, 2016 Shell 9 Haines Road Bedford Hills NY 10507
December 22, 2016 G Mart 685 Columbia Road Chester SC 29706
December 22, 2016 Schnucks 2712 Godfrey Road Godfrey IL 62035
December 22, 2016 7-Eleven 2625 Wyoming Boulevard Northeast Albuquerque NM 87112
December 22, 2016 Hammerhead Beach Bar 2045 South Fletcher Avenue Fernandina Beach FL 32034
December 22, 2016 Cameron Mills Market 7065 County Route 119 Cameron Mills NY 14820
December 22, 2016 The Depot Express 128 West McClain Scottsburg IN 47170
December 22, 2016 La Villita Bar & Liquors 1415 East New York Street Aurora IL 60505
December 22, 2016 Ruby's Food Store 800 South Broad Street Clinton SC 29325
December 22, 2016 Herd’s General Store 1100 South Lincoln Avenue Monett MO 65708
December 22, 2016 Gateway Pharmacy 165 Nutt Road Phoenixville PA 19460
December 22, 2016 7-Eleven 300 South Semoran Boulevard Orlando FL 32807
December 22, 2016 Family Dollar 1357 West Cold Water Road Flint MI 48505
December 22, 2016 Hyvee Inc 1720 West Battlefield Road Springfield MO 65807
December 22, 2016 Pump & Pantry 3507 East Bismark Road Grand Island NE 68801
December 22, 2016 Island Food Mart 1635 Genesee Street Buffalo NY 14211
December 22, 2016 Gas Mart 975 Martin Luther King Junior Drive Marks MS 38646
December 22, 2016 Larry’s Liquor 9039 Adams Avenue Huntington Beach CA 92646
December 22, 2016 Silco 295 South Broadway Denver CO 80209
December 22, 2016 Ramirez Torrech Irene 67 Calle Manuel Enriquez Bo. Palo Seco Toa Baja PR 00949
December 22, 2016 Carlos' Food Emporium 885 Albany Avenue Hartford CT 06112
December 22, 2016 Magnolia Travel Center/Valero 10 Highway 82 Bypass West Magnolia AR 71753
December 22, 2016 Sunset Point 1701 Rosewood Drive Columbia SC 29205
December 22, 2016 Farmacias Plaza Bo Pajaros Candelaria Carr 863 KM 0.6 Toa Baja PR 00949
December 15, 2016 Ferry Express 1507 Fillmore Avenue Buffalo NY 14211
December 15, 2016 Hannah's General Store 108 West First Street Fair Play MO 65649
December 15, 2016 Exxon Pantry Plus 5820 Fairfield Road Columbia SC 29203
December 15, 2016 Pilot Travel Center 4304 1st Avenue Nitro WV 25143
December 15, 2016 Kroger Signature 200 West Camp Wisdom Road Duncanville TX 75116
December 15, 2016 Discount Mart #4 101 South Edwards Avenue Mount Pleasant TX 75455
December 15, 2016 Shell/Food Mart 7340 Central Avenue Saint Petersburg FL 33707
December 15, 2016 Acton Convenience 465 Great Road Acton MA 01720
December 15, 2016 BP/Shop 5003 Natural Bridge Avenue St Louis MO 63115
December 15, 2016 Scott Oil Inc 111 South 9th Street Clinton IN 47842
December 15, 2016 Anthony's 219 Manton Avenue Providence RI 02909
December 15, 2016 Hortons Supermarket 1009 South Main Street Galax VA 24333
December 15, 2016 Mobil Mart 828 Route 1-9 North Elizabeth NJ 07202
December 15, 2016 Citgo 1 Thomaston Road Morris CT 06763
December 15, 2016 Circle K 119 West University Drive Tempe AZ 85281
December 15, 2016 New Happy Garden 2228 South 7th Street Philadelphia PA 19148
December 15, 2016 Family Dollar 5000 Union Boulevard St. Louis MO 63115
December 15, 2016 Tiger Mart/Exxon 4200 Custer Ridge Road Buffalo WV 25033
December 15, 2016 Cherokee Quick Stop/Pure 1212 Cherokee Road Alexander City AL 35010
December 15, 2016 Hammer Heads 520 West Main Street Jet OK 73749
December 15, 2016 Mobil 125 Weston Street Hartford CT 06120
December 15, 2016 7-Eleven 5350 Chippewa Street St. Louis MO 63109
December 15, 2016 RS Novelties 3000 Old Forest Road Lynchburg VA 24501
December 15, 2016 Walgreens #3091 8151 South Quebec Street Centennial CO 80112
December 15, 2016 Elmwood Market 214 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo NY 14222
December 15, 2016 Casey’s General Store 1305 Pennsylvania Avenue Independence KS 67301
December 15, 2016 Mesa Liquor 1740 Shasta Drive Colorado Springs CO 80910
December 15, 2016 Wal-Mart Fuel Station 3801 East Stan Schlueter Loop Killeen TX 76542
December 15, 2016 De La Cruz Deli Grocery 694 East 141st Street Bronx NY 10454
December 15, 2016 Village Cigarette Outlet 1714 East State Road 163 Clinton IN 47842
December 15, 2016 Chicago Fuel/Food Mart 14600 West Chicago Street Detroit MI 48228
December 15, 2016 99 Cent Plus 319 South Brazosport Boulevard Freeport TX 77541
December 15, 2016 Valero/AmeriKing Food Mart 5025 Ramsey Street Fayetteville NC 28311
December 15, 2016 Kennett Truck Stop 1049 Eads Parkway East Lawrenceburg IN 47025
December 15, 2016 Wal-Mart 4021 Lagniappe Way Tallahassee FL 32317
December 15, 2016 Davis & Son Food & Liquor 3562 North Martin Luther King Drive Milwaukee WI 53212
December 15, 2016 Millers Cove/Shamrock 1 Miller Street Winfield TX 75493
December 15, 2016 Girard Donut 672 North 52nd Street Philadelphia PA 19131
December 15, 2016 Bellamy’s Food Mart 308 Bennett Street Sweetwater TN 37874
December 15, 2016 Exxon 20331 Highway 33 Moulton AL 35650
December 15, 2016 Top Shelf Wine & Liquor 649 West Main Street Waterbury CT 06702
December 15, 2016 Super Mart 7351 North KY Highway 15 Hazard KY 41701
December 15, 2016 Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market #4211 5559 Clarcona Ocoee Road Orlando FL 32810
December 15, 2016 BP 601 Gallimore Dairy Road High Point NC 27265
December 15, 2016 Sinclair 145 South 10th Street Santa Paula CA 93060
December 15, 2016 Rhodes 101 1609 West Columbia Street Farmington MO 63640
December 15, 2016 Walgreens #9101 2505 Whitney Avenue Hamden CT 06518
December 15, 2016 Supermarket Liquors 1300 East Mulberry Street Fort Collins CO 80524
December 15, 2016 Citgo 700 Fleming Street Laurens SC 29360
December 15, 2016 AM/PM 6450 White Lane Bakersfield CA 93309
December 15, 2016 Mian Oil Company 4621 West Forest Home Avenue Greenfield WI 53219
December 15, 2016 Cleveland County Oil Company 7191 Highway 79 Rison AR 71665
December 15, 2016 Break Time 420 West Monroe Street Mexico MO 65265
December 15, 2016 Family Dollar 5017 Dorchester Road North Charleston SC 29418
December 15, 2016 Jay C Fuel Center 1181 West Tipton Street Seymour IN 47274
December 15, 2016 Red Apple Food Mart 2260 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo NY 14217
December 15, 2016 Food Mart/Arco 1208 South Ellsworth Avenue Mesa AZ 85209
December 15, 2016 E-Z Stop Party Store 3124 Hess Street Saginaw MI 48601
December 15, 2016 Terry Road Market 224 South Terry Road Syracuse NY 13219
December 15, 2016 Shop Express Laconia 297 Union Avenue Laconia NH 03246
December 15, 2016 Crazy Papa’s 4363 South Access Road Englewood FL 34224
December 15, 2016 Casey’s General Store #3428 2222 East Main Street Albert Lea MN 56007
December 15, 2016 Beer & Tobacco Shop 2247 Boundary Street Beaufort SC 29902
December 15, 2016 Rite Aid 901 East Bessemer Avenue Greensboro NC 27405
December 15, 2016 Exxon / Tiger Mart 792 Route 17 North Paramus NJ 07652
December 15, 2016 Elk Mountain Conoco Highway 72 North Interstate 80 Exit 255 Elk Mountain WY 82324
December 15, 2016 7 Days Convenience & Deli 98 Westfield Avenue Elizabeth NJ 07208
December 15, 2016 Exxon Corner Store 314 East 1st Street Hughes Springs TX 75656
December 15, 2016 Straus Tobacconist 8146 Mall Road Florence KY 41042
December 15, 2016 Billy Ho's Pub & Eatery 118 Main Street Pewaukee WI 53072
December 15, 2016 Market Basket 400 Somerville Avenue Somerville MA 02143
December 15, 2016 EconOasis 7462 North US Highway 24 East Huntington IN 46750
December 08, 2016 Family Dollar 1659 Gulf To Bay Boulevard Clearwater FL 33755
December 01, 2016 Polo Convenient Food Store 1338 Northwest 119th Street Miami FL 33167
September 29, 2016 Abol Bridge Campground & Store 3969 Golden Road Millinocket ME 04462
August 31, 2016 Sunmart 21481 South Tamiami Trail Estero FL 33928
August 17, 2016 Number 1 Food Store 755 West Highway 89 Clarkdale AZ 86324
August 03, 2016 Blue Nile Food Store 1600 18th Avenue South St. Petersburg FL 33712
August 03, 2016 Bradley 5000 Federal Boulevard Denver CO 80221
October 20, 2015 Tobacco Joes in Graham 22007 Meridian Avenue East, Suite A Graham WA 98338

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